Mixed Column Types in One Chart

Looking for a way to mix column types in a single chart. Basically I want 
three clustered columns each month, BUT:  first column is based on a single 
value, second column is based on a single value, third column is a stack of 
two values.   Something like this (not sure this'll display right when 
posted, but worth a try, a picture's worth 10,000 words):

            d                                                  d
            d                d        a                      d
         b d        a       d       a      d                c
     a  b  c        a  b  c        a      d         a  b  c
     a  b  c        a  b  c        a  b  c         a  b  c
      Jan             Feb            Mar             Apr

Anybody have any suggestions on if/how that can be done?

LarryP (7)
3/1/2007 3:23:21 AM
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LarryP wrote:
> Looking for a way to mix column types in a single chart. Basically I want 
> three clustered columns each month, BUT:  first column is based on a single 
> value, second column is based on a single value, third column is a stack of 
> two values.   Something like this (not sure this'll display right when 
> posted, but worth a try, a picture's worth 10,000 words):
>             d                                                  d
>             d                d        a                      d
>          b d        a       d       a      d                c
>      a  b  c        a  b  c        a      d         a  b  c
>      a  b  c        a  b  c        a  b  c         a  b  c
> _______________________________________
>       Jan             Feb            Mar             Apr
> Anybody have any suggestions on if/how that can be done?


Andy Pope, Microsoft MVP - Excel
andy9699 (3616)
3/1/2007 11:57:37 AM

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